Results 581–600 of 600 for speaker:Marilyn Livingstone

Scottish Parliament written answers — Health: Health ( 9 Mar 2000)

Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive what use it will make of information and communication technology to improve patient care.

Scottish Parliament: Modernising Government (23 Feb 2000)

Marilyn Livingstone: Much has been said today about modernising government. That is at the heart of the Executive's undertakings, as is reflected in the motion. We must ensure that the culture that we are promoting is inclusive and transparent. Modernisation must be for a purpose. That purpose is to deliver high-quality, accessible public services and to tackle inequalities in our society. We must promote social...

Scottish Parliament: First Minister's Question Time — scottish executive: Scottish Executive (Targets) (17 Feb 2000)

Marilyn Livingstone: Is it in order for any member of this Parliament to have three supplementary questions?

Scottish Parliament written answers — Higher Education: Higher Education (10 Feb 2000)

Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive what response there has been from further education colleges to its proposals in the framework document Working Together for Wider Access to Further and Higher Education and a Fair Deal for Students .

Scottish Parliament: Public Appointments ( 9 Feb 2000)

Marilyn Livingstone: I welcome the minister's statement and the commitment to encourage more women and people from ethnic backgrounds to take up public appointments. Will the minister clarify what is being done at present? Are there any statistics showing the backgrounds of people who take up public appointments?

Scottish Parliament: Fife Rail Service (15 Dec 1999)

Marilyn Livingstone: I am pleased to support this cross-party motion. The Fife rail service is paramount for the economic, social and environmental well-being of my constituency. In common with the rest of Fife, Kirkcaldy needs and depends on a rail service that is reliable, punctual, accessible and meets people's needs and that has safety as its first priority. Indeed, safety must be first, second and third on...

Scottish Parliament: Co-operative and Mutual Sector ( 1 Dec 1999)

Marilyn Livingstone: Like Cathy Jamieson and Johann Lamont, I must declare my interest as a member of the Labour and Co-operative movement. I am proud to be able to say that. The Co-operative movement has been part of my daily life and, like millions of people, I welcome co-operatives in our society. More than 150 years on from the Rochdale pioneers, the co-operative ideal is as relevant as it has ever been. Over...

Scottish Parliament: Question Time — scottish executive: Listed Buildings (25 Nov 1999)

Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive what powers it has to ensure that publicly funded organisations maintain category A and B listed buildings and structures within their ownership. (S1O-669)

Scottish Parliament: Question Time — scottish executive: Listed Buildings (25 Nov 1999)

Marilyn Livingstone: Can I ask about the case of an historic structure in my constituency—the A-frame and headgear at the Frances colliery in Dysart? What can be done to ensure that sufficient resources are allocated to guarantee its future after a planning application by the Coal Authority to demolish it was turned down by the council?

Scottish Parliament: Business Motion (18 Nov 1999)

Marilyn Livingstone: I think that it is. I was one of the nine who were not called to speak earlier.

Scottish Parliament: Question Time — scottish executive: Railway Station (Dysart) (23 Sep 1999)

Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress it has made in the opening of a new rail station at Dysart. (S1O-348)

Scottish Parliament: Question Time — scottish executive: Railway Station (Dysart) (23 Sep 1999)

Marilyn Livingstone: Can the minister give me some indication of what the time scale will be? Will he further request a meeting with Sarah Boyack to discuss this issue?

Scottish Parliament written answers — Mental Health Bill: Mental Health Bill ( 8 Sep 1999)

Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has received representations from the Millan Committee on the Review of the Mental Health (Scotland) Act 1984 about the Mental Health (Public Safety and Appeals) (Scotland) Bill.

Scottish Parliament: Scottish Executive: Tuition Fees (24 Jun 1999)

Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will publish figures regarding the number of Scottish students who are exempt from the payment of any tuition fees. (S1O-117)

Scottish Parliament: Scottish Executive: Tuition Fees (24 Jun 1999)

Marilyn Livingstone: What provision has been made for student access funding in the higher education sector?

Scottish Parliament: Tuition Fees (17 Jun 1999)

Marilyn Livingstone: I will try to be brief. I welcome the opportunity to speak in this important debate and welcome the independent committee of inquiry proposed by the Deputy First Minister. I cannot understand the opposition to the motion. Now that the fervour of the election is over, I had hoped that all members would accept that it is inappropriate to debate student fees in isolation. We need a much wider...

Scottish Parliament: Tuition Fees (17 Jun 1999)

Marilyn Livingstone: Setting up an independent inquiry is taking on board the views of the Scottish people. For the past 16 years, I have worked in further and higher education in Fife College of Further and Higher Education in Kirkcaldy. I have first-hand experience of the issues that affect the sector and the students it serves. Underfunding has been inherent in further and higher education during 18 years of...

Scottish Parliament: Scottish EXECUTIVE: Further and Higher Education (17 Jun 1999)

Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive if it will inform the Parliament of the provision it intends to make as a result of the comprehensive spending review for an increase in grant to further and higher education over the next three years. (S1O-47)

Scottish Parliament: Scottish EXECUTIVE: Further and Higher Education (17 Jun 1999)

Marilyn Livingstone: On the question of widening access, has any provision been made to give priority to the needs of the most vulnerable and those in our communities who feel excluded?


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